The 2019 State Science and Technology Awarding Ceremony was held in Beijing on January 10, 2020. Chinese President Xi Jinping, Premier Li Keqiang, and other central government leaders attended the ceremony and presented awards to winners. XJTU alumnus, Huang Xuhua, won the Highest Science and Technology Award of China.
Huang Xuhua, CAE member, has made significant contributions to China’s nuclear submarine development. He has been the chief designer of nuclear submarines and in charge of several experiments of carrier rocket launches by nuclear submarines. He was honored as the “Father of Chinese Nuclear Submarine”.